Mule Bridge Across the Colorado

Uploaded: December 02, 2011 16:21:09


this is the bridge Hikers & Mules cross the Colorado on going down the South Kaibab Trail to Phantom Ranch. The Pack Mule Teams that deliver supplies to and takes "stuff" from Phantom Ranch uses this bridge both directions....this is the only place now mail is delivered by mule in the US.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: reserved, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 5.80 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot A540


Michelle Alton December 02, 2011

Awesome image and fascinating info, Patricia. #1427411

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 02, 2011

Thanks Michelle....I've crossed this bridge five times now....once on a is a thrill everytime. I'd like to make at least one more journey down to the bottom of the Canyon....on my 65th I want to go from the North Rim to the South....not all in one day.....but do it anyway with a layover at is heaven down there....the stars....oh the stars....I've never seen so many.....Cheers and have a wonderful evening.....=^..^= #9844277

Neal D. Hatcher December 02, 2011

Iagree with Michelle #9844466

Tammy Espino December 02, 2011

That looks a tad scarey to me!! What a awesome view and capture you got :) #9844577

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 03, 2011

Thanks Neal & Tammy for the comments....Tammy it really isn't very scarey when you see the's quite well supported and doesn't bounce like a suspension is a beautiful experience to do this....I have to get into better shape and hike more....who knows....maybe we'll see you there one day! Have a wonderful day! #9845258

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 03, 2011

OH MY GOODNESS, Patricia...this is gorgeous! :-) k #9846154

Karen Celella December 04, 2011

Wonderful scene, Patricia! #9846872

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 04, 2011

Thank you so much Kitty and Karen.....The place is so beautiful....I wish I could spend a month down there photographing. Night photography would be amazing....I still can see the stars on the picture in my head.....alas I still don't have one my computer...perhaps the next trip....Cheers and have a wonderful day.....=^..^= #9846940

Nadia Paul December 19, 2011

What a fantastic experience for you Patricia - a wonderful location and capture! #9876950

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe December 19, 2011

Thank you Nadia....yes it is always a very thrilling to decend into the Canyon...equally so ascending the other end....Have a wonderful day!

Danny B. Head January 01, 2012

Great capture of a special place. Several years back, I started at Navajo Bridge and over about seven days, paddled down and pulled out at South Kaibab Trail and then hiked out. The party I was with continued on for another 100 miles. I have often wanted to finish my trip. #9896749

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